Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. Fashions under the First Empire. Parisian ladies. Cashmeres. Turbans. Polish “toquets” and bonnets. Ball dresses. Valenciennes lace.
Lady`s of the First Empire by G. Boldoni. Premier Empire term for the period 1804 to 1814 and 1815 in the history of France. The monarchy initiated the slow liberalization of… Read More
William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806), Prime Minister of Great Britain. William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) was twice Prime Minister of Great Britain. The second son of William Pitt the Elder… Read More
18th century regency shoe from the Georgian Era. PLATE XI. THIS shoe is fastened by a ribbon tie, instead of the overlapping straps with ornamental buckle. It is made of plain… Read More
French first empire modes under the Restoration. (Première Restauration 1814-1815) Les Modes sous la Restauration. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions – Manners – Usages, by Octave Uzanne.… Read More
The Coquettes, Flirts of the First Empire 1804–1814 (Napoleonic Empire). Les Coquettes du Premier Empire. Les Modes sous la Restauration. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions –… Read More
Mother Of Napoleon Bonaparte. Maria Letizia Ramolino Buonaparte 1750-1836. French first empire period. From the Book: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; (1896) by Sloane, William Milligan.
A Favorite Occupation of Josephine. French first empire fashion. (England Regency, Georgian period) From the Book: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; (1896) by Sloane, William Milligan.
Joséphine de Beauharnais 1763 – 1814. Pastel By Pierre Prud’hon. Painting of the young Joséphine de Beauharnais (about 1790) before she became the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte. Source: Life of Napoleon… Read More
The Empress Josephine in the Park at Malmaison (1809) by Pierre Prud’hon. French Neo-classicism, Romanticism painting. France First Empire costume period. England Regency, Georgian fashion period. From the Book: Life of Napoleon… Read More